Lisa Lynn Valvano passed away on Saturday January 14, 2023. Lisa was born on May 8, 1965 at St Elizabeth Hospital in New Jersey, and was a long-term resident of North Edison New Jersey.
Due to a tragic accident at age nine Lisa was wheelchair bound for the remainder of her life. Although wheelchair bound, she was able to attend Seton Hall University and graduate with honors and go on to write an autobiography. Lisa loved going to Yankees games and concerts, she had a love for music. Though she will be missed, her family takes comfort in knowing she is finally at peace with her mother and father.
Lisa is survived by her sister Debra Testa and brother Jeff Valvano, her aunt Dolores Desilets, and nephew Chris Testa and his wife Diane, and many friends. Lisa was predeceased by her father Alfonso Valvano and her mother Vivian Valvano, along with many aunts and uncles.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 4 to 8pm at Gosselin Funeral Home, 660 New Dover Road, Edison.
Day of Funeral Visitation Wednesday January 18, 2023 from 8:30am to 9:30am followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:00am at St. Helena RC Church, Edison NJ .To watch the mass live stream go to: https://sthelenaedison.org/. Once in the website go to Our Church there will be a drop down click on Mass then over to the right is a box click on that box that says all Mass can be viewed online
Entombment St Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, NJ
Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Lisa’s name.